Community Centers

Information about the City of Albuquerque's 22 Community Centers.

Community Center Holidays & Closures

View information about Community Centers holidays and closures.


Community Centers Mission

The mission of our Community Centers is to provide programs that meet community needs, enhance the quality of life and promote community involvement through the provision of recreation, cultural activities, education, health, wellness and fitness activities, as well as family life activities in facilities that are well maintained, accessible and safe.

The Community Recreation Division manages 22 Community Centers located throughout Albuquerque. View a map of City of Albuquerque Community Centers.

2021 Summer Youth Program

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2021 Summer Recreation Program Lottery & Registration Guidelines English | Spanish

*Plan is subject to change

Community Recreation has implemented COVID safe practices and procedures to ensure the health and safety of staff and participants including:

  • Daily wellness checks
  • Small group sizes
  • Masks and social distancing procedures
  • Continuous cleaning and sanitizing
  • Pre-packaged meals
  • And of course…modified sports and games!

Community Center Programs

Besides the traditional recreational programs that take place at the centers, many new and innovative programs are now part of the services offered for children (from 5 through 15 years old, 5 year olds must turn must turn 6 by September 1, 2021).

Register Today: Community Center Programs

Centers: Senior Meal Sites

Four Centers -- Cesar Chavez, Los Duranes, Taylor Ranch, and Thomas Bell -- serve as senior meal sites. Select community centers also are available for various types of rentals.

Community Center Features

Some of the components found in Community Centers include: gymnasiums, computer rooms, meeting rooms, kitchens, multipurpose activity rooms, weight and fitness rooms, preschool rooms, and restrooms with showers.

Outdoor amenities vary from center to center. They include: combinations of play equipment, athletic fields, multipurpose courts, and parks.

At-Risk After School Supper Meals Program

The Department of Family & Community Services sponsors the CACFP At-Risk After School Supper Meals Program in partnership with Bernalillo County to provide free hot and nutritious supper meals to youth enrolled in eligible After School programs throughout the City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County.

Learn more about the Supper Meals Program.

Map: Albuquerque Community Centers

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